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Counseling Services

Prospective Families:

Students who have been accepted to Highland Park High School will receive a notification from the SPPS Placement Center by early April. If you’re interested in enrolling in Highland Park next school year, please contact the placement center at:

Incoming 9th Grade Students (Class of 2028) Who Have Been Accepted to Highland Park:

Welcome class of 2028!

Students and families are required to attend one of the upcoming course selection events listed below to learn more about Highland and select courses for next school year. Please plan to bring your school ipad or personal device so that you are able to register for classes online.

Highland Park Sr Course Selection Nights:  

  • Tuesday, April 23rd 
    • 6:00-7:00pm
    • In Person- Highland Park Sr. High Auditorium
    • If you'd like to preview course options at Highland Park, click here to view our Course Catalog, click here to view the 9th grade class registration form and click here to view the Elective class form.

We look forward to seeing you at Highland Park! Go Scotties!

2024-2025 Course Registration for current 9th - 11th Graders:

Course registration for the 2024-2025 school year will begin on Monday, March 18th. On this day, students will review course options and learn about the registration process in Advisory. 

Throughout Tuesday, March 19th and Wednesday, March 20th students will have the opportunity to talk with their current teachers about course level recommendations for next year. Students can begin entering their class preferences into Campus Portal on Tuesday, March 19th. Directions for entering classes into Campus Portal will be shared in Advisory. The last day for students to enter classes into Campus Portal is Friday, March 22nd

All current 9th -11th grade students will review their 2024-2025 course selections with their counselor one-on-one throughout the month of April and early May. These meetings will be scheduled during students' English classes.

For your reference, see course registration forms and course catalog below:

      Registration Form for Rising 10th Graders (Class of 2027)

      Registration Form for Rising 11th Graders (Class of 2026)

      Registration Form for Rising 12th Graders (Class of 2025)

      Registration Form for Elective Classes

      Course Catalog


Licensed School Counselors










 Achieve CCRC Coordinator 

School Social Worker

  • Carissa Franklin (General Education Students)
  • Email:
  • Office: 651-744-6451
  • Google Voice: 612-548-1703

School Counseling Clerk

  • Leslie Walker, Clerk
  • Email:
  • Office: 651-744-4282
  • Hours: 7:00am to 3:30pm on school days during the year


College & Career Resource Center (CCRC)

  • Hours: 8:15am to 3:15pm on school days during the year


  • Licensed School Counselors are uniquely qualified to address all students’ academic, career and social/emotional development needs by designing, implementing, evaluating and enhancing a comprehensive school counseling program that promotes and enhances student success.


  • All students are college and career ready.
  • All students have the mindsets and behaviors needed to be successful.
  • All students have advocacy skills.
  • All students and families feel welcomed, respected and valued.
  • All students have access to a Licensed School Counselor in their school.


100% of SPPS students will graduate with the skills necessary to access their college and/or career aspirations.

Ramsey County Children's Mental Health Collaborative
RCCMHC is a diverse community partnership of families and child-serving agencies.
Together, we work to build an integrated system of care for youth with mental health disorders and their families that supports:
resilience, recovery and wellbeing!

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Working to improve the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families.

Metro Children's Crisis Response Services

Ramsey County 651-744-7000

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

The Bridge for Youth

The Bridge for Youth launched its new 24-hour texting hotline for teens and families.  The crisis hotline, (612) 400-SAFE, is staffed round the clock by professional staff and volunteers, trained to de-escalate crisis, provide emotional support, and connect youth and families with critical resources.